5 Things Every Black Person Should Know About Marcus Garvey

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Jamaica Marcus Garvey

Founded Largest Black Media Empire to Date

Marcus Garvey was revolutionary not only because of his ideas, but also because of his ability to communicate them to a large number of people. Mr. Garvey published several periodicals and newspapers, most notably The Negro World, Blackman and The Black Man. According to blackbusinessnetwork.com: ” [The Negro World] Eventually reaching a circulation of five hundred thousand, the newspaper was printed in several languages. It contained a page specifically for women readers, documented international events related to people of African ancestry, and was distributed throughout the African diaspora until publication ceased in 1933. His publications directly influenced the minds of many Black leaders to follow.”

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